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Re: Fukui memoirs, pterosaur paper



> We would not, for example, presume
> that the wing membranes of Messel bats had the same shape in
> life, as is now seen in the fossils, so why make this assumption for
> pterosaurs?

Well... bats have plenty of skin muscles in their wings to alter the shape of 
the wings in flight... which is probably why they don't need an alula... but 
is there evidence that pterosaurs, too, had muscles somewhere between their 
wing-stiffening fibers?